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Re: Fedora 15 + scsi tape drive

From: Alan Cox <alan_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 17 2011 - 12:43:37 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

> And I would have left IDE style devices as hd, SCSI as sd, SATA as sa,
> and so on, and so forth...

Except you often can't tell the difference. Not all hardware exposes the
connection interface, and then you have things like SATA devices in USB
boxes - so which of your naming is those.

Instead they are named by transport type but how that is presented is up
to the udev userspace.

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